iPhone Venus, Moon
Posted: 4 May 2020
Open: Sunday, 3 May 2020, 1803 MST
Conditions: Clear, breezy
1808 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.
Viewed the planet Venus, 102X, 271X, and 271X plus Variable Polarizing Filter (VPF). Great view using the VPF to dim the planet's brightness.
Mounted the iPhone 11 Pro Max on the 2" 9mm eyepiece using the Levenhuk Smartphone Adapter. Venus, iPhone, afocal 271X + VPF, NightCap Camera (ISO 32, 1/120sec, 1X lens).
1830 MST: viewed the waxing gibbous Moon, 102X and 81X.
1911 MST: sunset.
Mounted the iPhone on the 2" 30mm eyepiece using the Levenhuk adapter. Moon, iPhone, afocal 81X, NightCap Camera (ISO 32, 1/4300sec, 1X lens).
Did some lunar observing, 271X. Some nice views during moments of good seeing.
Mounted the iPhone on the 2" 9mm eyepiece using the Levenhuk adapter. Moon, iPhone, afocal 271X, NightCap Camera (ISO 32, various shutter speeds, 1X lens).
Crater Gassendi, iPhone, afocal 271X, NightCap Camera (ISO 21, 1/120sec, 2X lens).
1932 MST: ended imaging.
1934 MST: LX600 OFF.
Close: Sunday, 3 May 2020, 1943 MST
Session Length: 1h 40m|
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